A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has granted an order for leave to immediately investigate, arrest and prosecute the Kano State APC chairman Abdullahi Abbas over threat to life, distraction of peace and hate speeches.
Mahmoud Lamido, a citizen of Kano has approached the court through his counsel Barr. Bashir Yusuf Muhammad Tudunwazirchi seeking the immediate arrest of the APC chairman Abdullahi Abbas for issuing a threat to his life via phone call insinuating that he would kill him.
Justice S.A. Amobeda of the Federal High Court 3 sitting in Kano granted the order and adjourned to February 16 to monitor compliance.
The New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP) has through a statement by its spokesman, Sunusi Bature Dawakin Tofa welcomed the development.
In the statement issued to newsmen on Wednesday, the NNPP described the order as a milestone achievement in democracy.
"We hope this will serve as a lesson to any politician who chooses the way of violence than promoting peace in Kano and Nigeria" the statement reads.
The NNPP said this is not the first time the state APC Chairman made threats to lives.
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